Pattie Bobbitt Tisdale, 99

Pattie Bobbitt Tisdale, 99, of Louisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. She is survived by her son, Leroy Tisdale, and his wife, Mary, and brother, Charles Bobbitt, all of Louisburg; 13 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation was held...

Edna Ruth Height Cash, 72

Edna Ruth Height Cash, 72, of Wake Forest, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at her home. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Alvis and Nannie Beddingfield Tilley. Mrs. Cash is survived by her daughters, Sandra Alford and Kathy Height of Louisburg; sons, Albert Edward...

Lurnder Johnson, 89

Lurnder “Randa” Johnson, 89, from Raleigh, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. She is survived by sisters Annie Johnson and Louise Johnson, both of Raleigh; and brother, Robert Lee Johnson, of Fuquay Varina. Visitation was held Jan. 24 at Richardson Funeral Home in Louisburg. Funeral...
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Hazel Conyers Rice, 85

Hazel Conyers Rice, 85, of Youngsville, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at her home. Born Sept. 8, 1928, to the late Ruby Exum and John Clarence Conyers Sr., she was also preceded in death by her husbands, B.B. Smith and Spencer Rice. In addition to an insurance agency owned with Mr....
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Justice Yasmeen Leshaun Smith, 16

Justice Yasmeen Leshaun Smith, 16, of Raleigh, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2014 at WakeMed. She was born in Harrisonburg, Va., and was currently a junior at Wake Forest High School. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Wake Forest United...
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Thomas Edmund Jacob Sr., 73

Thomas Edmund Jacob Sr., 73, formerly of Wake Forest, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Tom is survived by his wife, Joyce; sons, Tom Jr., Ken, and Chris; daughters, Pam Watson, Jennifer Grizzle and Allison Porter; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandsons. Formerly of 545 N....
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Howard L. Harrison, 73

Howard Lawrence Harrison, 73, of Louisburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2013. Howard was son of the late Edward R. and Mattie Lou Ransdell Harrison. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Helen Harrison and Jeanette Horton and his brother, Edward Harrison. Howard is survived...
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Willie Robert Loyd Sr., 88

Willie Robert Loyd Sr., 88, of Louisburg, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Franklin Regional Medical Center. The son of the late Billy Joe and Elma Sikes Loyd, Mr. Loyd served in the U.S. Army during World War II, was a member of the Cattlemen’s Association and loved to hunt. He is...

Benjamin “Ben” Dixon III, 61

Benjamin “Ben” Dixon III, 61, of Youngsville, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at his residence. Ben was born in Syracuse, N.Y., the son of Ruth Anne Saba Dixon and Benjamin Dixon, Jr. Ben is survived by his wife, Carol Dixon; his mother, Ruth Anne Dixon of Louisburg; father,...

Virginia Inez Godwin, 85

Virginia Inez Godwin, 85, of Fayetteville, passed away Jan. 17, 2014. She was a 1945 graduate of Russell High School and a member of the Alumni Association. She was also a member of the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her first husband,...
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Eddy Garcia Woodlief

Edna Denise “Eddy” Garcia Woodlief, of Raleigh, passed away on Jan. 16, 2014.  She was born in San Antonio, Texas, the daughter of the late John R. Garcia Jr. and Vi Driscoll. Eddy was a banker with BB&T for over 20 years and was a loving wife, mother, sister, and friend and...

Norine Keith, 95

After a full and wonderful life, Norine Blackburn Keith went to be with her maker Tuesday, Jan.  21, 2014. She was born June 25, 1918, and raised in Edison, Ga., the daughter of Clarence and Nellie Blackburn. She married Henry B. Keith and moved to the Wake Forest area, where she...